University Putra Malaysia (UPM) having benefit an endowment sum RM1 Million from growing plantation companies, Asiatic Development Berhad (ADB) in conjunction of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) among them.
The endowed sum shall be known as constitute the Tan Sri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong Endowment Fund and to be jointly controlled and administered by ADB and UPM in accordance with the MoA here, today.
UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Nik Mustapha R. Abdullah said ADB and UPM agree that disbursements released from the fund shall be utilized specifically for the objectives of the grant of scholarships, the funding of research programmes and educational activities.
“The grant of scholarships under the name of The Tan Sri (Dr.) Lim Goh Tong Scholarship to deserving students,” he said.
The MoA were signing by ADB chairman, Tan Sri Mohd Amin Osman on behalf of ADB and UPM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Nik Mustapha R. Abdullah on behalf UPM.
Mohd Amin said ASIATIC is a corporation with experiences in palm oil industry. It is easy for us to co-operate with UPM, which is a University with experiences in doing research of agriculture.
“We hope that the UPM students who involve in the practical programs are not only improving their capability in ASIATIC but also in all the company of Genting Groups.
“UPM has been chosen to take the social responsibility to educate and to produce students with high quality so that they can be a leader,” he said.
ADB (Asiatic) is one of the fastest growing plantation companies listed on the Main Board of Bursa Malaysia which incorporated in Malaysia on 29 September 1977. It become a wholly owned subsidiary of Genting Berhad on 22 February 1980 to spearhead Genting’s Plantation business.
Dr Nayan Kanwal | ResearchSEA
Kakao in Monokultur verträgt Trockenheit besser als Kakao in Mischsystemen
18.09.2017 | Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Ultrasound sensors make forage harvesters more reliable
28.08.2017 | Fraunhofer-Institut für Zerstörungsfreie Prüfverfahren IZFP
Using ultrafast flashes of laser and x-ray radiation, scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics (Garching, Germany) took snapshots of the briefest electron motion inside a solid material to date. The electron motion lasted only 750 billionths of the billionth of a second before it fainted, setting a new record of human capability to capture ultrafast processes inside solids!
When x-rays shine onto solid materials or large molecules, an electron is pushed away from its original place near the nucleus of the atom, leaving a hole...
For the first time, physicists have successfully imaged spiral magnetic ordering in a multiferroic material. These materials are considered highly promising candidates for future data storage media. The researchers were able to prove their findings using unique quantum sensors that were developed at Basel University and that can analyze electromagnetic fields on the nanometer scale. The results – obtained by scientists from the University of Basel’s Department of Physics, the Swiss Nanoscience Institute, the University of Montpellier and several laboratories from University Paris-Saclay – were recently published in the journal Nature.
Multiferroics are materials that simultaneously react to electric and magnetic fields. These two properties are rarely found together, and their combined...
MBM ScienceBridge GmbH successfully negotiated a license agreement between University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the biotech company Tissue Systems Holding GmbH about commercial use of a multi-well tissue plate for automated and reliable tissue engineering & drug testing.
MBM ScienceBridge GmbH successfully negotiated a license agreement between University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the biotech company Tissue Systems...
Pathogenic bacteria are becoming resistant to common antibiotics to an ever increasing degree. One of the most difficult germs is Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a...
Scientists from the MPI for Chemical Energy Conversion report in the first issue of the new journal JOULE.
Cell Press has just released the first issue of Joule, a new journal dedicated to sustainable energy research. In this issue James Birrell, Olaf Rüdiger,...
12.09.2017 | Event News
06.09.2017 | Event News
06.09.2017 | Event News
19.09.2017 | Earth Sciences
19.09.2017 | Materials Sciences
19.09.2017 | Physics and Astronomy